- Retailers urged to take lead in phase-out. // Horticulture Week;6/15/2012, p5
The article informs that Bernard Burns, chief executive officer (CEO) of Sinclair Research Ltd. has suggested the garden retailers in Great Britain to end the use of peat.
- Producer flags peat challenges. Appleby, Manhew // Horticulture Week;6/22/2012, p6
The article informs that Bernard Burns, chief executive of the company Sinclair has appreciated peat task force chairman Alan Knight for dealing with its disparate members in Great Britain.
- IS PEAT-FREE GOOD ENOUGH? // Horticulture Week;7/2/2010, p15
The article focuses on the response of the executives regarding a bad reputation presented by media industry in selling crap peat-free composts, wherein Bernards Burns has expressed his objection.
- A GROWING BUSINESS. // DIY Week;1/13/2012, p11
An interview with Bernard Burns, chief executive of media firm William Sinclair, about acquiring horticultural brands and businesses in the media and gardencare market, and the company's financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011 and is presented.
- "NO LONGER A DEBATE WITH NATURE.". Hodge, Fiona // DIY Week;9/7/2012, p18
The article discusses the debate as to the use of peat in the British horticulture sector. Bernard Burns, chief executive of William Sinclair, expresses his frustration at his industry being targeted by the government when other issues are not being addressed. The government is committed to...
- Industry chief laments 'crap' peat-free composts. // Horticulture Week;6/11/2010, p6
The article reports that Bernard Burns, chief executive officer of compost producer William Sinclair Horticulture Ltd., has complained on a bad reputation given by other members of the media industry by marketing crap peat-free composts.
- William Sinclair boss suggests 200% VAT on peat products. // Horticulture Week;1/13/2012, p6
The article reports on the suggestion by William Sinclair Horticulture managing director Bernard Burns to introduce a 200% value-added tax (VAT) rate on peat products to phase out widespread use.
- William Sinclair prepared for peat-elimination target. // Horticulture Week;1/14/2011, p11
The article reports on the assertion of Bernard Burns, chief executive of growing-media company William Sinclair Holdings PLC, that the company has prepared to reach its targets for peat elimination with its peat alternative called SuperFyba in Great Britain.
- William Sinclair foresees mixed 2013. Appleby, Matthew // Horticulture Week;1/8/2013, p8
The article reports on the prediction of William Sinclair managing director Bernard Burns, who states that increasing media sales to the professional market might decline to 20 per cent in 2013 if retailers order fewer plants.